[ yoo-til-i-tair-ee-uhn ]
/ yuˌtɪl ɪˈtɛər i ən /
an adherent of utilitarianism.
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British Dictionary definitions for non-utilitarian
/ (juːˌtɪlɪˈtɛərɪən) /
of or relating to utilitarianism
designed for use rather than beauty
a person who believes in utilitarianism
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Word Origin and History for non-utilitarian
1781, coined by Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832) from utility. One guided by the doctrine of the greatest happiness for the greatest number.
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